So to say the least- this week has been busy. Whilst balancing the insane amount of schoolwork piled on this week, I managed to slip in a trip to Sydney and back, shoot a style edit, attend a store opening and watch copious amounts of online TV. How I always manage to fit in the last one will forever astound me. You could probably put it down to the lack of sleep. But, I had a really, really good time and it’s kind of sad to be back to reality (i.e. school). I did, however, come home to this little number from Three of Something and it made everything a little better. Feelin’ pretty slick pairing it with these shades. And it’s not often I feel slick.
In case you don’t follow me on Instagram (and if you don’t… seriously? Get on that), I flew down to attend the launch of the Oscar & Frank pop-up store. Oscar & Frank are the only sausage dogs I know who have their own eyewear store, and the director, Mitch, also happens to be Kurt’s big bro. There were photographers and DJs and sunglasses. It was great. I do want to give you a full run-down of my 34 hours in Syd, but for now, sleep. Happy Saturday.
Wearing: Dress c/o Three of Something, sunglasses c/o ZeroUV, Windsor Smith heels.
Apparently I’m into polka dots at the moment… and this location? I will admit, stunning backdrops are limited when you live in less-than-sophisticated suburbia. But I’m also a little lazy right now. Which is why this romper was an obvious choice- it feels like you’re basically wearing nothing, it’s a top and pants in one, and you don’t have to wear a bra. Possibly TMI but this is what happens when I get excited about clothing.
So staying an extra two hours at school today is followed by an extra three tomorrow… I can’t say that I’m loving the whole extra school thing but the fact that it’s the home stretch (my last year) makes it OK. Kurt and I are planning an amazing trip at the end of this year, and I’m honestly so, so excited to figure out what the heck I’m doing with my life. I’ll let you know when I figure it out. xo
Wearing: Playsuit c/o Pink Stitch, hat c/o Oasap, heels c/o Shop Priceless.
Ps- the title of this post is a very, very subtle Vampire Weekend reference. If you got it than we should be BFFS.
There’s something so simply 50′s about wearing a midi skirt, lace-ups and polka dots. Summer in Australia, for most, means a never-ending stream of ripped denim, crop tops and minuscule mini skirts. Don’t get me wrong- I love ripped denim as much as the next gal, but sometimes it’s nice to look different. Side note: currently obsessed with all things spotty, New Girl and these shoes. No surprise there.
Keepin’ it short and sweet because I feel a ferrel study-of-religion mood coming on. Year 12 is the worst. You see? I can’t stop the negativity when there’s ethics homework to do. Debbie Downer’s going to go eat ice-cream and probably, maybe do that homework now. Happy Monday xx
Wearing: Top c/o Pink Stitch, skirt c/o Pixie Market, shoes c/o Shellys London.
This post is just a sneaky peek of something I have coming soon to the Shellys London blog…. I couldn’t wait because a) I’m ridiculously impatient and b) mildly obsessed with these shoes. Not really mildly, actually. You know that feeling when you wear something particular, and you love it, and the compliments just keep on coming? That’s the case with these babies. I wore them recently on a school excursion and I’m pretty sure my English teacher’s giving me an A purely because she loved my shoes so much. Well, maybe in a perfect world.
Just to make things clear: this is going to be part of my “One Item, Three Ways” post featuring (obviously) these brogues. And aside from shooting this, today was, I won’t lie, pretty poop-y. Just one of those things. So I’m going to take a bubble bath now and pretend that my problems don’t exist. Thank you for the amazing support on my last post, I’m excited for where my blog is headed in the future. So much love.
Look 1: Gap sweater, overalls c/o Shop Fashion Avenue, Shellys London “Loviri” brogues (worn throughout).
Look 2: blouse c/o Three of Something, skirt c/o Front Row Shop, MAC’s “MAC Red” lipstick.
Look 3: Book of Deer dress, hat c/o Oasap.
It was 40 degrees today, and let’s just say the motivation to take these shots was lacking. The day kicked off with an early swim at the beach and a chai, shortly followed by many hours of doing nothing under the air-con, a swim in the pool, a few more hours of nothing and many, many frozen blueberries. Winter has my heart but summer, sometimes you’re great, too.
Anyway, I forced myself out of the pool purely to show you the gorgeous print on this skirt. Also because I needed to do a post. But mainly the print. I mean- look at it. High waist + slit + abstract print = perfection. See Miss Budge, I am good at math!
My apologies for the incredibly disjointed paragraphs and lack of sense today. I think the heat is driving me mad. I’m going to go put on my classic lazy outfit (lightweight tee, shorts like this, prescription glasses like these- I’m blind as a bat) and eat some more blueberries now. Happy Sunday! xx
Wearing: Skirt c/o Ringuet, top c/o Missguided, shoes c/o Shop Priceless.
I know the location’s redundant but it’s so hard (read: so hard) to find anything remotely ok-looking in my tiny corner of suburbia. Everything’s either too green, too grey or too ugly, and the fact that I’m a hopeless perfectionist really doesn’t help the situation. What does, though, is the beauty of these golden gladiators. I feel like some kind of Roman empress in these in the best possible way.
It’s not the most exciting of posts but it’ll have to do for now. Yesterday was the school swimming carnival and I’m kind of still exhausted from it… this is what happens when you’re the epitome of unfit. I fell asleep last night with the light and my shoes on. So tonight I think I may take the shoes off and even turn out the light… goodnight loves! xx
Wearing: Cheap Monday sweater, shoes c/o Guess, skirt c/o Three of Something
Boyfriend jeans, simple heels, white tee. The best combination. It’s dressy without trying and oozes effortless style. These chunky gradient heels are on high rotation (along with this hat… and top oops) seeing as they go with everything. In short, [retty much separately obsessed with every component of this outfit. I usually do a Valentine’s Day outfit every year on the blog, but this year, I’m thinking it’ll look a little like this. Oh, and if you’re wondering how to spend your day as a single gal… I covered all your bases on the Shellys blog.
Spent a day in the city yesterday in an attempt to get the ‘rents out of the house. If you haven’t noticed, I’m a bit of an Art Gallery Geek, and the California Design exhibit at the Goma was gorgeous. Nothing better than some retro home inspiration. And the rest of the weekend was spent catching up on schoolwork and sleep. Ah holidays, I miss you already. What have you been up to? Have a great start to the week! xo
Wearing: Emblem blouse c/o Three of Something, Boyfriend jeans c/o Oasap, Montanta Muse hat c/o Lack of Color, Heels c/o Shop Priceless.
I know the locations a little redundant…. but at least the outfit’s not? I’m the annoying kind of person who can never make up their mind, and that seems to translate to my outfit choices. We were wandering through West End when I spotted this dress in the Happy Cabin boutique, and I surprised myself by falling in love with it. If you’re into it, Book of Deer has so many unique pieces (this blouse!) and is now credited as one of my favourite labels. More to come about that shopping venture later…
School tomorrow and I’M DYING. Everyone else seems to be excited to go back and I’m just not feelin’ it. Holidays forever, please. But, maybe this means I’ll swing into a more regular posting routine… and get to bed before 1 am? We’ll see. Good luck to all those going back with me! xo
Wearing: Book of Deer dress via The Happy Cabin, Hat c/o Lack of Color, shoes c/o Lulu*s.
PS- You’ve got 19 hours to enter my Missguided Kimono giveaway!
After a massive wardrobe clean-out with Kurt (read: massive), I was left with little to work with. Not sure if cleaning out my wardrobe with a boy was such a great idea… they’re a little more ruthless and don’t always understand emotional attachments to clothing items. It’s a real thing. Getting to the point- I was forced to be more creative than usual and actually dug up an old favourite pair of shoes and a fantastic denim jacket from Dad’s wardrobe. Maybe it wasn’t such a bad thing after all. It’s a little bit of a mash-up but I think it works. So my challenge to you: have a wardrobe clean-out! Preferably not with a guy… but they do force you get rid of that ugly pink tulle skirt you’ve been holding onto for so long. We all have one.
Holidays are almost over and… this is my last year of high school. Terrified to say the least, considering Year 11 was stressful enough for me. And of course I have no idea what I’m doing when I finish. Here’s to the future being unclear but undoubtedly bright. xo
Wearing: Top c/o Missguided, Skirt c/o Front Row Shop, flats c/o Choies, Dad’s denim jacket.
This recent heatwave calls for wide-brimmed hats and denim. Or bikinis. Seriously, it’s reached over 40 degrees lately (that’s 110 Fahrenheit for you Americans) and it’s insane. I’ve never wanted a pool so badly in my life. Luckily, Kurt has one, and I’ve spent 90% of the last few days in it. Sharing is caring.
If you were wondering (and we all know you were) I found the perfect wide-brimmed hat from Lack of Color. Their designs have always been amazing, but recently they’ve really stepped up their game. I want one in every colour, please!
Short post because I’m feeling uninspired + tired. School in a week is giving me a headache. How are you all? Trying to beat the heat? Happy Tuesday xx
PS: I’m doing a sneaky competition and giving away one of these gorgeous lacy kimonos from Missguided. Simply follow me on Bloglovin’, like my Facebook page and leave a comment down below with your email. Extra entry for following me on Tumblr! Good luck xo
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Wearing: Grey crop c/o Missguided, Kimono c/o Missguided, “Montana Muse” hat c/o Lack of Color, American Apparel shorts.